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2020 April Special Meeting

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Rich Valley Township

Special Meeting


Participants:  John Mohr, Theresa Rusten, Mark Reinert, Tom Radtke

John Mohr opened the meeting at 6:00 PM.

2020 Mail in Ballot 

The board discussed the mail in ballet.

Tom Radtke motioned to approve the resolution 0420 authorizing the township to conduct their 2020 elections by mail ballot,  Mark Reinert second.  John Mohr opposed.  Motion carried.


Tom Radtke reviewed the culvert situation in the township.  He provided a quote from Hansen Gravel for these locations:

  • 7162 170 16×30 culvert w/aprons $1100
  • 170th & Ideal 16×43 culvert w/o aprons, rocks on ends $1600
  • 170th & Lace 16×45 culvert w/aprons, place rocks on ends $1700
  • 12769 180   16×30 Culvert w/ aprons – $1100
  • 14267 Koala 16×40 culvert w/aprons, dig out ditch 15ft north side of road, both sides of culvert, place rock on end – $1900

Estimates include removal and disposal of existing culverts.  These do not include culvert/material costs.

Mark Reinert motioned to approve to accept the above culvert installation/replacement quote.  John Mohr second.  Motion unanimous/carried.

John Mohr brought up some dips on 170th   that he repaired. 

John Mohr brought up some calls from residents on 130th.  He stated that he looked at the area and said it is really heaving up.  He stated that the roads will be getting bladed starting on 4/29.  He feels the road needs to be dug out.  He feels he would like to meet with Glencoe Township to discuss repair options.

The board also discussed the situation on 160th by Shultz’s.  

May Meeting

The board decided to conduct the meeting using social distancing with safe spacing at the township hall.

Motion made by Mark Reinert to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 PM, second by John Mohr.  Motion unanimous.  

May Meeting